Friday, April 14, 2017
TriTech, NASA In Economic Development, Technology Transfer Agreement
TriTech Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides consulting and training to high tech entrepreneurs, and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, in Edwards, California, are in a new economic development, technology transfer, and research relationship, the two announced on Thursday. According to the two, the deal is part of an effort to create a "new business model to spur economic development." The intent of the partnership is to facilitate the technology transfer and commercialization of NASA technologies into the Southern California region. Among other terms of the deal, the two said that Tritech will be a liaison for licensing NASA research and development technologies to develop businesses and high-wage jobs in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego. TriTech is hosted by the Riverside Community College District (RCCD).